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308 resources with the concept carbon dioxide

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The Last Time the Globe Warmed

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Global warming ... greenhouse gases ... climate change ... sounds familiar, right? What about palm trees in Wyoming, or swimming in the sea near Antarctica? Science scholars discover the unbearable conditions Earth experienced during its...
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What Makes a Gas, a Greenhouse Gas?—The Carbon Dioxide Dance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Investigate a heated topic in environmental science. Scholars team up to play the parts of gas molecules in the atmosphere. As the teacher moves about, acting as the electromagnetic wave, learners react as their molecules would to the...
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What Is the "Greenhouse Effect"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Enough talk about the Greenhouse Effect—let's actually look at it! Junior climatologists engage in a simple thermodynamics experiment on a cold winter's day to examine global warming. The activity simulates rising carbon dioxide levels...
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Testing for Gases

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
If most gases are invisible, how do we know so much about them? Pupils practice associating the name, formula, testing method, and outcome for four common gases using an interactive. Users build on the content of their first puzzles to...
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Some Reactions of Carbon Dioxide—Microscale Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Precipitation reactions are always interesting. How about one that forms a precipitate using a gas? Chemists of any age will enjoy this twist on a standard solubility lab. Partners observe the lack of interaction between sodium hydroxide...
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Ocean Acidification

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Combat ocean acidification with bubbles. Young engineers create a system that reduces the acidity of water. Dry ice in water helps simulate ocean acidity, and blowing bubbles into the water results in a gas exchange that neutralizes the...
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Common Compounds

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can your young chemists identify the most commonly used chemicals in the lab? Introduce the class to the go-to substances in most middle and high school chemistry experiments with an interactive. The resource offers timely feedback as...
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That Time Oxygen Almost Killed Everything

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Oxygen keeps us alive, but did you ever consider how Earth found the right balance? Eons produced this video as part of a larger series that explores when Earth contained very little oxygen and green oceans ruled the planet. Viewers see...
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13 Misconceptions About Global Warming

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With so much information floating around about global warming, how can we tell what's really going on? Examine the evidence through a video from Veritasium to sift through everything we hear. The narrator presents convincing data when...
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Crystal and Her Water Beetles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Water beetles live underwater their entire lives, getting air from a bubble they carry with them. The video, part of an Insect playlist by Brain Scoop, explains how they breathe and why they are fascinating for evolutionary studies. It...
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Sunlight, Infrared, CO2, and the Ground

For Students 9th - 12th
How bright are your classes? An interactive lesson has scholars explore how light interacts with carbon dioxide in the air and the surface of the earth. They watch a temperature scale as light interacts with the environment.
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The Hidden Perils of Permafrost

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Hidden bacteria have been trapped in the permafrost of our northernmost climates. An intriguing video explores climate change and its effects on the melting permafrost. Learners discover possible impacts these bacteria can have on the...
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It's a Gassy World!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How much does your class know about the relationship between climate change and carbon dioxide? Science scholars explore the nature of greenhouse gases and rising ocean temperature through demonstrations, research, and experiments. The...
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How Physics Saved Two Million Premature Babies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Physics ... saving lives, one equation at a time! Learners discover the sad truth about premature babies and respiratory distress syndrome, which claimed millions of lives before scientists could understand its cause. Physics, and the...
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Five Physics Experiments for the Holidays!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some times of the year seem too busy for physics experiments. Fear not; a video explains five fast experiments using household materials. From creating CO2 to messing with static electricity, scholars enjoy playing with science. Besides,...
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Catalytic Converters

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate the chemistry implemented in cars that keep our air safe. Scholars learn the role of the catalytic converter in changing dangerous gases to harmless byproducts. The video instructor discusses the specific chemical reactions...
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400 Parts in a Million: The World's Biggest Experiment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Carbon dioxide makes up an incredibly small percentage of our atmosphere, so why is it so important? The video explains that humans passed the 400 parts per million mark in 2013. It highlights the causes of the increase and our...
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Are You Lightest In The Morning?

For Students 6th - 12th
Does the time of day affect your body weight? If so, how? The narrator conducts an experiment to determine when the human body is its lightest. Viewers see interesting, and often amusing, theories from on-the-spot interviews and watch as...
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Where Do Trees Get Their Mass From?

For Students 6th - 12th
From stately oaks to towering pines, trees are the largest members of the plant kingdom that most people see. But how do trees get so big? Find out where the mass of a tree comes from with a short video. The narrator presents the topic...
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Covalent Bonding of Carbon Dioxide

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does a polar molecule, H2O, compare with a nonpolar molecule, CO2? Young chemists learn the similarities and differences between their covalent bonds and properties. They practice applying prior knowledge in a new way to reinforce...
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Carboxylic Acids and Esters

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
What do ants, wine, and rhubarb have in common? They all contain carboxylic acids! Introduce your organic chemistry class to this common class of useful molecules with a brief video. The narrator also discusses uses of carboxylic acids,...
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Coal, Oil and Gas Hydrocarbons

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Where do the hydrocarbons we use for energy come from? Science scholars learn the origins of our fossil fuels in a short video. The animated video includes information on how fossil fuels formed, their uses, and how a number of useful...
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How The Atmosphere Changed

For Students 9th - 12th
Has Earth's atmosphere always been capable of supporting life? Discover how the air around us has evolved in the first video in a series of seven. Learners watch the amazing transformations that occurred within the atmosphere and the...
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Increased Emissions—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 4

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Earth naturally creates carbon dioxide, so how do we know the atmospheric increase is related to humans? The fourth video in a seven-part series explains the evidence that points to humans as a reason for this increase. The factors that...